A Brilliant Perspective on The Three Qualities of A Hero

Brian Eno, Robert Fripp, and David Bowie

Brian Eno, Robert Fripp & David Bowie

My brother Robert Fripp is an internationally acclaimed guitarist and a founding member of King Crimson. His discography includes an innovative performance on David Bowie’s Heroes. Remarkably, Robert is as brilliant a thinker, writer, and speaker as he is a musician. Experience The Wit, Wisdom, and World of Robert Fripp in His Own Words when you subscribe to Robert FrippVT.

I asked Robert to share his thoughts on what it takes to be a hero.  He said that heroes aspire to embody three qualities: (more…)

Why Stories Matter & How to Use Them to Your Advantage

Why Stories Matter & How to Use Them to Your Advantage - Patricia Fripp shows you how through FrippVT.

Do you know why stories matter and how to use them? Patricia Fripp shows you how can use storytelling to make your presentations powerful through FrippVT.

What is your story?

What makes a great book, play, or movie? Exactly the same thing that makes a good speech – a great story! Long after we’ve forgotten the specific details, we still remember the stories and the messages that touched us. They become part of our lives and our culture.

Use stories to make your point. We all love stories because, unlike real life, they have a purpose, a beginning, middle, and end, and often a dramatic lesson. Screenwriter Robert McKee says, “Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience.” (A story is NOT a joke, although good stories can be and often are funny.) (more…)

Connect, Encourage & Inspire with Your Words

Hall of Fame Speaker, Patricia Fripp Presenting with Her Brother Legendary Guitarist Robert Fripp.

Hall of Fame Speaker, Patricia Fripp & Her Brother, Legendary Guitarist, Robert Fripp

While you might already know my brother, Robert Fripp as one of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists,” you may not know him as a superb and entertaining speaker. When we deliver presentations together, it’s always a delight – both for us and for our audiences. Robert has an extraordinary ability to connect with an audience both intellectually and emotionally. I was so encouraged and inspired by these closing words from my brother; I thought I would share them with you: (more…)

The Day King Crimson Exploded onto The Scene

Patricia & Robert Fripp at The Lady & the Champs Speakers' Conference 2015

Patricia & Robert Fripp at The Lady & the Champs Speakers’ Conference

My brother, Robert Fripp is known around the world as a legendary guitarist and a member of King Crimson, but not everyone knows he is in fact a superb and entertaining speaker!  I had the pleasure of presenting with him at the 2015 Lady & the Champs Speakers’ Conference. (Our presentations were recorded and are now available.) I loved this article, featured last week on the Discipline Global Mobile website – Sid Smith shares the history of a remarkable King Crimson milestone.  Enjoy! (more…)